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Published July 17th 2014
Long live the blondes
Long live the blondes!
Trying to capture that perfect blonde? Visit Viva La Blonde in Perth
Nestled in Perth CBD is a blonde (natural and otherwise) haven: Viva la Blonde. Rest assured that brunettes, red heads, and anything in between are welcome at this Murray Street salon; the name merely speaks to the recognition of Viva La Blonde as an "Expert Blonde Salon" as per Wella Professionals, a market leader in salon haircare and colour.
The welcome emblem at Viva La Blonde salon
I've been highlighting my hair blonde for as long as I can recall, so when I moved to Perth, I wanted to ensure that my coloured locks were in good hands. I had to book an appointment about two weeks later than I originally wanted, but would soon find out that this wait just spoke to the expertise and high demand of the colourists of Viva La Blonde. The salon space itself is full of natural light (to achieve the truest shade), fun pops of colour, and happy chatter. Viva La Blonde's salon epitomizes what one would associate with a "blonde lifestyle": fun, unpretentious, flirty, and fresh.
The lovely pink blooms at the reception of Viva La Blonde
My colourist was friendly, thorough, and extremely adept (her own shade of blonde was also a walking testament to the salon itself). The appointment began with a comprehensive consultation where I was asked about my previous colouring habits and trends and what I hoped to achieve in the final colour. The colourist then offered her views and ideas on a shade given my skin tone, natural hair colour, eye colour, and level of maintenance I ultimately anticipated. I left Viva La Blonde with a freshly toned and highlighted shade of blonde with which I couldn't be happier.
The creative director of Viva La Blonde, Chantelle, opened the salon in 2010 and has been going strong with fresh techniques and colour ideas ever since. Utilizing EVO and Kevin Murphy products, Viva La Blonde is the creme de la creme when it comes to hair salons. And don't just check it out for colour - they perform hair treatments, cuts, and extensions - just to name a few of their additional services. Don't let the name of this salon throw you: Viva La Blonde is a great spot for all hair colours and shades, any hair service, and for both men and women.
To book an appointment or learn more, give them a call at (08) 9324 3374 or shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (their response rate via email is excellent). The salon can be found at 516 Murray St, Perth, WA.